September Events & Conventions in Pigeon Forge TN

Autumn may be quickly approaching, but summer isn’t over yet! Summer is here for a full 22 days in September and there are plenty of ways to enjoy each and every one of them in Pigeon Forge. From foot races and hot rods to crafts and culture, you can treat yourself to some end of summer fun both indoors and out. As if all the options for what to do in September isn’t enough, you’ll be pleased to find that you can book a Pigeon Forge cabin at off-season rates. (How much fun is that?!)


Comedy Barn Kickin’ Chicken’ 5K Run and Fun Walk: 5K Run and Fun Walk supports Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center. Everyone welcome! Winners in all ages divisions, great prizes, silent auction and door prizes too! Your healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to take a vacation too! 8 a.m. start at The Comedy Barn.

Dollywood’s Rock the Smokies Christian Music Festival: The newest festival to come to Dollywood TN! This rockin’ worship celebration takes place at Dolly’s Celebrity Theater at 4 p.m. Cost is additional to your Dollywood admission. Purchase online at

Happy Labor Day! Celebrate your year of hard work by putting your feet up in the Smokies.

Worldwide Pentecostal Fellowship Summit 2015: Gathering for business, ministry and fellowship at LeConte Center Pigeon Forge.  Spend your evenings relaxing in a cabin in Pigeon Forge!

Shades of the Past Street Rod Roundup: This roundup of oldies and goodies takes place in the parking lot of Dollywood’s Splash Country. Free parking is provided at the city parking lot at Teaster Lane where you can hop a trolley to the show. Free parking is also provided across from Splash Country on Veterans Blvd.

11-October 29
Dollywood’s National Southern Gospel & Harvest Celebration: As with every other festival hosted at Dollywood, this one is not to be missed. You’ll get to experience some of the country’s top Gospel singers and musicians, and have an opportunity to watch skilled craftsmen demonstrating time honored talents. This is an educational, entertaining and uplifting festival you’ll want to be a part of.

National Grandparent’s Day Celebration: The Track Family Fun Park in Pigeon Forge invites Grandparent’s to join the celebration of National Grandparents Day! From 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13 every Grandparent accompanied by a paying Grandchild receives a FREE 1-hour armband for rounds of mini-golf or rides on our blaster boats, bumper cars and go-karts. Grandkids (and other family members celebrating with you) may purchase a 1-hour armband for $13.50 per person.

Teacher Appreciation Days: Free fun and special offers for teachers provided by The Tomb Egyptian Adventure & MagiQuest. Call (865) 548-1702 for details.

Pigeon Forge Rod Run: Engines are revving at LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge for one of the biggest Pigeon Forge car shows held all year long. There will be hot rods on display with big prize giveaways, a traders market and Parkway cruise. Arrive early, stay late!

Fall Jubilee Conference:  Worship and Christian Music in the mountains of Gatlinburg Tennessee.

Senior Day at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Show: Special Senior celebration at the most fun place to eat attraction. Call (800) 356-1676 for offer and reservations.

Mickey Gilley & Ronnie McDowell in Concert: Celebrity Concert Series presented by First Class Concerts at Country Tonite Theatre. Purchase your tickets online at

W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention: Hams gathering from around the world to enjoy fellowship with others and a Ham Radio Bootcamp. Adjunct classes, Q&A and vendors available.

12th Annual Old Mill Heritage Day: Head to Old Mill Square adjacent to Patriot Park for a day of old fashioned games, demonstrations, entertainment and more a for laid back day of family fun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission.

Dixie Stampede’s Whoadeo: Sponsored along with Food City, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Show invites kids for a free, fun-filled day of stickhorse races, a kids carnival, parade of horses and hot dogs. Free for kids. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

17th Annual Fall Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament: You’ll want to be in Pigeon Forge to drop a line in the fishing tournament to have big fun and win big prizes. Multiple categories and age groups so everyone can enjoy this summer pastime.

National Quartet Convention: LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge hosts that annual National Quartet Convention consisting of Regional Artist Showcases, prayer services and worship for over 40,000 participants and fans. Cabins in Pigeon Forge available during this annual convention.

26-October 24
40th Annual Pigeon Forge Rotary Club Craft Fair: A donation to the Rotary Club is your admission to a gathering of crafters from across the country under the big tent at Patriot Park. Open approximately from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (865) 909-3446 to confirm hours.